Saina Nehwal on collision course against PV Sindhu in Japan
Saina Nehwal on collision course against PV Sindhu in Japan

 India's top two badminton stars -- Saina Nehwal and P.V. Sindhu -- are on a collision course at the $275,000 Japan Open Superseries to be held at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium from September 8 to 13.

PV Sindhu aims at improving world ranking ahead of Rio Olympics
PV Sindhu aims at improving world ranking ahead of Rio Olympics

She might have missed out on a historic hat-trick of medals in the recent World Championship, but India number two shuttler P V Sindhu on Thursday said her target was to improve her ranking ahead of the Olympics qualification cut-off date in May next year.

Very happy for Saina Nehwal, she is playing better now: Pullela Gopichand
Very happy for Saina Nehwal, she is playing better now: Pullela Gopichand

National coach Pullela Gopichand on Saturday categorically stated he harbours no hard feelings for Saina Nehwal in an interview to the Times of India.

Sachin Tendulkar told me I will become World No. 1: Kidambi Srikanth
Sachin Tendulkar told me I will become World No. 1: Kidambi Srikanth

Set to be bestowed with the Arjuna award, ace India shuttler Kidambi Srikanth on Thursday said that the prestigious honour in addition to some encouraging words by legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar has made him hungrier to scale new heights.

Indian badminton queen Saina Nehwal regains number one spot in world rankings
Indian badminton queen Saina Nehwal regains number one spot in world rankings

India's badminton queen Saina Nehwal regained No. 1 spot in world rankings on Thursday.

Saina Nehwal aims to excel in all Super Series in run up to Rio Olympics
Saina Nehwal aims to excel in all Super Series in run up to Rio Olympics

World Championship silver medallist shuttler Saina Nehwal is aiming to remain injury free and excel in all the Super Series tournaments in the run up to next year's Rio Olympics.

Saina Nehwal world's 18th most charitable sports star, Cristiano Ronaldo tops list
Saina Nehwal world's 18th most charitable sports star, Cristiano Ronaldo tops list

Indian badminton ace Saina Nehwal was ranked as the 18th most charitable sports star in the world by Dosomething.org.

PM Narendra Modi congratulates Saina Nehwal on 'momentous feat'
PM Narendra Modi congratulates Saina Nehwal on 'momentous feat'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal for winning a silver medal at the prestigious World Badminton Championships in Indonesia.

Saina Nehwal might have lost her concentration, says father Harvir Singh
Saina Nehwal might have lost her concentration, says father Harvir Singh

 Saina Nehwal's father Harvir Singh on Sunday said the pressure of playing in her maiden Badminton World Championships final could have led to the Indian ace's defeat to Spain's Carolina Marin in the title clash of the mega event in Jakarta today.

World Championships: Committed too many mistakes in first game, says Saina Nehwal
World Championships: Committed too many mistakes in first game, says Saina Nehwal

 Indian ace Saina Nehwal on Sunday said she lacked patience and committed to many errors, which dashed her dreams of winning the gold medal at the prestigious Badminton World Championships here.

Chen Long beats Lee Chong Wei to retain world crown in Jakarta
Chen Long beats Lee Chong Wei to retain world crown in Jakarta

Top seed Chen Long retained his crown at the badminton world championships in Jakarta on Sunday, depriving Malaysia`s Lee Chong Wei of a gold medal in the men`s singles for a fourth successive time.

Saina Nehwal loses final to Carolina Marin, settles for historic World badminton silver
Saina Nehwal loses final to Carolina Marin, settles for historic World badminton silver

Spanish shuttler Carolina Marin thrashed Saina Nehwal in the final of World Championships in Jakarta on Sunday to successfully defend her title.

World Championships final: Saina Nehwal vs Carolina Marin - As it happened...

Carolina Marin beat Saina Nehwal 21-16, 21-19 to successfully defend her World Championship title.

As it happened...

2015 World Badminton Championship final: Saina Nehwal vs Carolina Marin - Preview
2015 World Badminton Championship final: Saina Nehwal vs Carolina Marin - Preview

Saina Nehwal takes on Carolina Marin on Sunday in the 2015 World Badminton Championship women's singles final in Jakarta.

Saina Nehwal creates history on India's 69th Independence Day, enters maiden World Championships final
Saina Nehwal creates history on India's 69th Independence Day, enters maiden World Championships final

A brilliant Saina Newhal on India's 69th Independence Day made short work of her Indonesian opponent Lindaweni Fanetri to become first Indian to enter the final of World Badminton Championships in Jakarta.

Chen Long, Carolina Marin book world championships finals spot for second year
Chen Long, Carolina Marin book world championships finals spot for second year

World number one Carolina Marin advanced to the finals of the women`s singles at the world championships on Saturday for a second year in a row, after staging a gripping comeback against South Korea`s Sung Ji-Hyun in Jakarta.

World Badminton Championships semi-final: Saina Nehwal vs Lindaweni Fanetri - As it happened...

A brilliant Saina Nehwal beats unseeded Indonesian Lindaweni Fanetri​ in straight sets 21-17, 21-17 to enter her maiden World Badminton Championships final on Saturday.

World Badminton Championship: Saina Nehwal beats nemesis Wang Yihan to enter maiden semis, assured of bronze medal
World Badminton Championship: Saina Nehwal beats nemesis Wang Yihan to enter maiden semis, assured of bronze medal

Indian ace Saina Nehwal on Friday entered maiden World Badminton Championship semi-final after beating her Chinese nemesis Wang Yihan in three gruelling sets in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Chen Long pushed to the brink by Viktor Axelsen in Jakarta
Chen Long pushed to the brink by Viktor Axelsen in Jakarta

Chen Long fought off a stubborn Viktor Axelsen at the world championships Friday, with the plucky Dane pushing the top seed to the limit in an epic quarter-final showdown in Jakarta.

PV Sindhu, Jwala Gutta-Ashwini Ponappa knocked out from World Championships
PV Sindhu, Jwala Gutta-Ashwini Ponappa knocked out from World Championships

Top Indian doubles shuttlers Jwala Gutta and Aswini Ponnappa were knocked out of the women's doubles quarterfinals at the World Championships here on Friday.